Beverly Hills students looking to make a difference in their community’s public education are encouraged to join Teen Beverly Hills Education Foundation (BHEF), which is now accepting applications through Sept. 8.
Volunteers are working hard to prepare the City of Beverly Hills’ 9/11 Twin Towers Beam to get it ready for the City’s annual 9/11 program. This year’s event is once again open to everyone and will be held at the Beverly Hills Fire Station, 445 N. Rexford Dr., on Sept. 11 at 5:30 pm.
Next week, Prosecuting Evil will be a hot ticket at the 42nd Annual Toronto International Film Festival. Written, directed and produced by maestro Barry Avrich, the documentarian whose credits are major.
The Beverly Hills City Council is set to approve a Memorandum of Understand- ing (MOA) with Metro for the Wilshire/Rodeo Station and tunnel construction on Section 2 of the Purple Line pending the settlement of two lawsuits and Metro’s Board approval.
The City’s Public Works Department has hired Lindmark Engineering to develop a formal plan for a future tree-planting operation to replace the dead and unhealthy trees on Lots 12 and 13 and to fill in the areas where there are no trees.
Visitors to the Maple Post Office will soon have a mid-block cross walk, thanks to the efforts of resident David Gingold.
The Beverly Hills City Council recognized Carroll & Co. on Tuesday as one of Beverly Hills’ finest menswear traditions and as a Legacy Business. Since 1949, when John Carroll’s father Richard started selling suits on South Beverly Drive, Carroll & Co has been providing some of the world’s most sophisticated men with the discerning style and impeccable tailoring they require. Pictured, from left: Jennifer Carroll Wilson, Lena Wilson, Michael Horsburgh, Judy Carroll, Abbe Carroll Horsburgh, Melanie Carroll, Zoe Wilson, Lexy Carroll, John Carroll, Mayor Julian Gold, Vice Mayor John Mirisch and City Councilmembers Lili Bosse, Les Friedman and Bob Wunderlich.
Beverly Hills resident Yari De Leon, is looking for her cat. De Leon attended Tuesday's City Council meeting to join fellow resident, Elizabeth Beck, and former Commissioner Ilona Sherman after Beck and De Leon were contacted by Code Enforcement over their Missing Cat posts.
The City is seeking public input on a Complete Streets Plan that will improve the functionality of the City’s streets for everyone. The next Complete Streets Workshop takes place on Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the Municipal Gallery at City Hall.
Last Thursday, Marvin Winans Jr., a Beverly Hills resident and parent of three young children, became the third and final official candidate in the race for a seat on the Beverly Hills School Board.